Determining Child Custody In A Divorce

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Getting divorced is rarely easy, and when minor children are involved, it can be even tougher. This is especially true if battling over how the children were parented was a comment argument or if both parents want primary custody. Here is a look at the chain of deciding child custody issues when divorcing. Who Decides Who Gets Custody Of The Children? Contrary to popular believe, divorcing parents don’t need to lose any of their parenting rights at all.…

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For Bird's Nest Custody To Work, These Things Have To Be Present

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When it comes to sharing custody of their children, some divorced parents opt for bird’s nest custody. In this arrangement, the children remain in one home and the parents take turns spending time there. The goal of bird’s nest custody is to create stability for your children by not moving them from one environment to another every week. This is a custody arrangement that can work well, but only if a number of elements are present.…

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When Spousal Support Comes To An End

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While spousal support (also called alimony or maintenance) may not be quite as popular as it used to be, it still is needed in some cases. Some divorcing spouses need financial support to help them and the courts in every state have ways of addressing that need. The spouse that requests support must show a need and the spouse that is paying the support must be able to afford it. Support is not often meant to last a lifetime, however, so read on to find out how spousal support might come to an end.…

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